PRSSA: Join For the Spring Semester

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has a chapter at SMU and we want you to join! Not only will this organization look great on your resumé, but it will open doors for you that can lead to your next internship, job, or mentor. If you missed the deadline to apply during the Fall semester, now is your chance to join PRSSA.

By |2020-01-23T16:16:46-06:00January 24, 2020|Categories: CCPA, PRSSA|Tags: , , , |

Networking Night with CCPA

Join CCPA and PRSSA in the Mezzanine Lobby of the Owen Fine Arts Center on October 29 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm to have one-on-one conversations with Communication professionals from across DFW to network and improve your professional skills.

By |2019-10-23T17:15:15-05:00October 23, 2019|Categories: CCPA, PRSSA|Tags: |

The Evening News: Networking Edition

Wishing everyone a wonderful last week of September!  Students, if the job and internship search has snuck up on you, here are some events you can attend to get some networking in before the end of the month. Recent graduates and CCPA alumni, these are great for you to find new talent for your organizations or new opportunities for yourself! Scroll down to find this week’s DFW event that fits your career interests the most. 

By |2019-10-06T17:32:58-05:00September 22, 2019|Categories: CCPA, PRSSA, Students|

Join PRSSA to Grow Your Network

Public Relations is not just a major at SMU. CCPA takes Public Relations out into the field and helps you prepare for the real world with SMU’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). Whether you are in your first semester of CCPA or your last semester, you should join PRSSA today.

Interest Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10

A special Interest Meeting is set for 6p Tuesday, September 10 In Umphrey Lee Center Rm. 241

All students from Meadows communication divisions are invited to attend and learn more about PRSSA. Onhand

By |2019-09-05T15:10:32-05:00September 6, 2019|Categories: CCPA, PRSSA|Tags: , , |

Do’s and Don’ts When Applying for Internships

by Betsy Orton Chief Development Officer Mi Esuelita Preschool

As we approach the annual Career Fair hosted by SMU PRSSA, 4-6p, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in the Hughes-Trigg Ballroom, tips and techniques for applying for internships are especially timely.

Do’s When Applying for Internships

The PRSSA Career Fair is a perfect place to meet potential employers

1. DO have someone read your resume and cover letter before you send it out. Seriously, give it to a teacher, a parent, a friend with better writing skills than you have. When I get a badly written resume and/or cover letter, I get so distracted by the mistakes that I don’t pay as much attention to the content. It doesn’t make me want to interview you; it makes me want to edit it in red and send it back to you.

2. DO check what you’ve

By |2019-02-25T09:38:55-06:00February 25, 2019|Categories: CCPA, Internships, Jobs, PRSSA|Tags: , , , , , , , |